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Cowen’s Napoleonic 100 days

The shock of Ireland’s economic collapse has abated. The anger is now starting to gain heat. It is disingenuous of the Government to repeat the mantra that now is not the time to look back and apportion blame, but to look forward to ways in which we can arise again. As we are all taught through the history books, it is only by looking back that we can learn and move forward. Half-hearted apologies by the Taoiseach Brian Cowen, prompted only by the prodding of RTE’s Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show, do no appear to wash with the electorate. Who will hold their hands up, be accountable, and take the rap?

A Guide to the Commission on Taxation Report

The Commission on Taxation report was published on September 7. This detailed document includes nearly 250 recommendations and is likely to have a considerable impact on Irish tax policy in the future. The report aims to broaden the tax base and to stabilise exchequer returns.

Galway solicitor tops tax settlements list

Two Galway solicitors made the highest Revenue settlements during the second quarter of this year, according to figures released this week by the Revenue Commissioners.

New penalty system for underpaid tax

A number of large changes have been recently introduced in the area of penalties on underpaid tax. The changes are of particular interest in the area of VAT as VAT is a transaction based tax. Therefore a single repetitive error over a period of years can expose a business to significant penalties.

New penalty system for underpaid tax

A number of large changes have been recently introduced in the area of penalties on underpaid tax. The changes are of particular interest in the area of VAT as VAT is a transaction based tax. Therefore a single repetitive error over a period of years can expose a business to significant penalties.

Child benefit must not be taxed or means tested — Beverley

A Government TD has warned that child benefit is not a luxury, and any move to tax or means test it would be completely unacceptable in the upcoming Budget.

Carbon tax needs to be assessed — Ring

The introduction of a carbon tax in the December Budget will have a dramatically negative impact on rural Ireland, the Fine Gael spokesperson on community, rural, and Gaeltacht affairs, Deputy Michael Ring, has claimed.

IDA investors make only one visit to Mayo since November 2008

Only one visit has been made by IDA investors to Mayo since November 2008.

Galway tax trawl nets more than €735,000

Three Galway people made tax settlements totalling close to a quarter of a million euro during the third quarter of the year, according to figures released by the Revenue Commissioners this week.

IBEC West says Government must prioritise jobs in Budget

IBEC West, the group that represents business in the region, has said that Government must prioritise the protection of existing employment and stimulate job creation in the upcoming Budget, while remaining resolute in reining in the public finances. The west has an unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent, which makes job creation critical to the region.

 

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